VIRTUOZY MUSIC

VIRTUOZY MUSIC WITHOUT EVGENY SOKOLOVSKY'S BORDERS
A little more than a hundred years ago, the famous poet said that if stars are lit, it means that someone needs it. Interpreting Vladimir Mayakovsky, it is safe to…

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JAN FRENKEL: FOR JOY TO ALL
Some “Cranes” would be more than enough for Jan Frenkel to enter the history of music and become a popularly favorite composer. But the same became popular "Russian field", "Old…

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WISE PROSTAK OLEG ANOFRIEV
Fate gave Oleg Anofriev many different roles. He brilliantly made the seemingly unbelievable - in one film he created more than ten brilliant images. He had what set him apart…

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Alexey Rybnikov: “We will see revival in music”

The head of the Union of Composers of Russia, Alexei Rybnikov, told the portal Kultura.RF, what distinguishes the work of a musician in film and theater, how they will support talented graduates and why the melodies reflect what is happening in the world.

– Alexey Lvovich, in May of this year you became the head of the Union of Composers of Russia. How did this happen?

– The fact that in the Union of Composers came some anarchy, I knew long before the election. Continue reading

Where in Russia to listen to the body

The sound recording company “Melody” presented a new album of organ music – the collected works of Johann Sebastian Bach. The publication includes three important areas of creativity of the composer: the genres of toccata, sonatas and concert. The talented organist Konstantin Volostnov performed the works of Bach. He told the portal “Kultura.RF” how in our time it is possible to reproduce the sound of ancient organs almost for certain, and in which cities of Russia are the best organs of the country. Continue reading

The most famous Russian operas abroad

Rare theater today does without the Russian repertoire: classical operas by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky and Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitry Shostakovich are staged. Portal “Kultura.RF” studied posters of different years in search of domestic works, loved in the West – from the XIX century to the present day. Continue reading

“The most difficult thing is to earn the trust of musicians”

Peter Gladysh
– What qualities should a conductor have?

– As a cellist, I worked in different orchestras with many conductors of different levels, different ages and nationalities. But there was one conductor’s quality, which always immediately attracted herself. With its manifestation, one always wanted to meet, to give one hundred percent. This quality is solidarity. Continue reading

Vladimir Spivakov: “In music there is everything that is in space”

The chief conductor and artistic director of the State Chamber Orchestra “Moscow Virtuosos”, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia Vladimir Spivakov told Kultura.RF portal about how to succeed the beginner violinist, how different is the musical audience in Russia and abroad and what discoveries happened on II International Violin Competition in Ufa. Continue reading

RODION SHCHEDRIN - KING OF A MODERN ORCHESTRA
Great music should be available to a large audience - under this motto the great composer of the second half of the 20th century and modernity Rodion Shchedrin creates. None…

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BELLA AHMADULINA - THE BURNING PEARL OF THE SILVER AGE
In the late 1950s, when the popular passion for poetry was experiencing a new surge, a fragile figure of a powerful poet Bella Akhmadulina appeared on the literary horizon. She…

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ANTONIO VIVALDI - ITALIAN BAH
It took almost two centuries for humanity to learn, understand and appreciate the music of the great Antonio Vivaldi again, because soon after his death he was unfairly forgotten. In…

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KING RHYTHM-N-BLUES - PRINS
Prince has released hundreds of musical compositions and almost forty studio albums, 100 million copies of his records have been sold in the world. All this gave him a certain…

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